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Saints Pull Off Gutsy Win Against Franklin Bulls


In a thrilling and hard-fought contest, the Mills Albert Wellington Saints secured an impressive 85-87 victory over the Franklin Bulls on the road. The game was a nail-biter from start to finish, showcasing the resilience and determination of the Saints as they battled back against the Buuls.

Leading the charge for the Saints was Ben Ayre, who put on a masterful performance with 30 points, demonstrating his scoring and clutch ability. Ayre’s performance was instrumental in keeping the Saints competitive throughout the game.

The return of Hyrum Harris was a significant boost for the team. Harris contributed 17 points, 7 rebounds, 8 assists, and 4 steals, showcasing his all-around game and proving why he is such a vital piece of the Saints' puzzle. His impact was felt on both ends of the floor, providing stability and leadership when it was most needed.

Another key contributor was Taane Samuel, who came off the bench to deliver a powerful performance with 16 points and 9 rebounds. Samuel's energy and physicality were crucial in maintaining the Saints' momentum and securing the win in the closing moments.

With this gutsy win, the Saints continue to solidify their standing in the league. As they look forward to their next challenge, they will be back home this Saturday to take on the defending champions, the Canterbury Rams. Fans are encouraged to buy their tickets early as the excitement builds for what promises to be another electrifying matchup at TSB Arena.

Don’t miss out on the action – get your tickets now and be part of the Saints family as we continue our quest for thirteen!